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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Babysitting service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
TripAdvisor Reviews Closenberg Hotel Galle
Travel Blogs from Galle
... through the foliage and road.. Suddenly around the bend the traffic stopped as a wild elephant came out to grab some melons,, In total we saw three wild elephants. We were told that sometimes they will decide to just lay down on the road.,the locals will try to get some fruit to coax the elephants along. They are dangerous. Our driver slowed so we could get a photo and the elephant started to speed up behind the van so time to quickly move on. ...
... br> You can stay in our transit hotel and pay a shitload of money
But first a new boarding pass, new boarding pass, new boarding pass
First a new boarding pass, 3000 rupees please.
I don't have cash rupees, cash rupees, cash rupees
I don't have cash rupees, dear Mr DrukAir
... Surrounded on three sides by the sea, there are ramparts all the way round the perimeter which make for a particularly pleasant stroll. Of course, with the exception of the judicial activities in Court Square (shaded by enormous beautiful trees), the buildings are mostly given over to guest houses, restaurants, souvenir and jewellery shops, plus a number of religious buildings of all denominations.
We were rather lucky with the room at the guest house. ...
... find that a fair number of British ex-pats have set up home here.
The fort area is surrounded by formidable ramparts which made for a perfect round trip although the heat was so intense it was almost debilitating. There is a footpath along the top of the walls giving fine views both out over the gorgeous blue Arabian Sea and inland over the highly attractive town. We ambled around for a couple of hours in stifling heat eventually taking respite in a very ...
... and beautiful waiters in plunging V's serving the occasional customer and generally wafting around the place. Hidden in a side street in sleepy Galle it's a revelation. We spend our final afternoon in Sri Lanka channelling colonial splendour at the grandest hotel in town, now called Amangalla, but famous for many years as The New Oriental. We sit on the verandah having high tea, eating the kind of patisserie that wouldn't be out of place at the Ritz. It's a last bit of ...